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- When my father was working in the Middle East, he would write letters and I started collecting the stamps,”_____________Mr. Rasul who has_____________from 95 countries, many displayed on his interactive site.
1) abandoned, abatement
2) intermediate, backsliding
3) recalled ,stamps
4) straddling , comedown5) middlemost, dwindlingAnswer – 3)
Explanation: recalled ,stamps
stamps – bring down (one’s foot) heavily on the ground or on something on the ground.
- I will expect all of you to try your level best to_____________this faith and never let their belief in you to be destroyed or_____________,” he exhorted.
1) desecrated, deviate
2) intervening, prolong
3) mainstream, forgotten4) benefit, benevolence
5) vindicate ,diminished
Answer – 5)
Explanation: vindicate ,diminished
vindicate – clear (someone) of blame or suspicion.
- The Parrikar government_____________decided to_____________investigations into illegal mining cases through a State police Special Investigation Team (SIT).
1) preventatives, expedition
2) recently ,expedite
3) assistance, attention
4) favor, furtherance
5) medial, mezzo
Answer – 2)
Explanation: recently ,expedite
expedite – make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly.
- The enforcement agencies_____________the vessel, which had 28 crew members on board, including its captain, a Greek national, Preliminary investigations_____________that it was heading to China from Israel.
1) confronted ,suggested
2) advancement, advice3) compensation, cooperation
5) divergence, smack
Answer – 1)
Explanation: confronted ,suggested
confronted – come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent.
- Mr. Goodwin scrunched up a piece of paper and uncomfortably_____________it into his mouth and said: “It is actually a_____________, there are lots of chemicals but I have got to get through the whole thing.”
1) alleviation, allowance
2) shoved ,hardback
3) discrepancy, bounty
5) reaffirmation, deliverance
Answer – 2)
Explanation: shoved ,hardback
shoved – push (someone or something) roughly.
hardback – a book bound in stiff covers.
- The new excise policy is, of course, no surprise as the LDF election_____________had made it clear that it does not favour prohibition and would rather emphasise on voluntary_____________.
1) confirmation, corroboration
2) distinction, subordination
4) manifesto ,abstinence
5) digression, discongruity
Answer – 4)
Explanation: manifesto ,abstinence
manifesto – a public declaration of policy and aims, especially one issued before an election by a political party or candidate.
abstinence – the practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something
- He will now have to ensure that the purported positive outcomes, such as revitalising the tourism sector and the hotel industry,_____________employment and ending the_____________of hooch are actualised on the ground.
2) regard, respect
4) boosting ,brewing
Answer – 4)
Explanation: boosting ,brewing
brewing – make (beer) by soaking, boiling, and fermentation.
- This will go a long way in bringing political_____________to Nepal which, during the last quarter century has gone through a Maoist_____________and transitioned from a monarchy to a republic.
1) unsteadiness, facilitation2) characteristic, contrariety
4) antithesis, acquiescence
5) stability ,insurgency
Answer – 5)
Explanation: stability ,insurgency
insurgency – an active revolt or uprising.
- The Chennai Corporation often ignores complaints and the common man has learnt to live with such_____________with no time and resources at his_____________to take on the strong contractor-oicials nexus.
1) wavering, collaboration
2) instability, furtherance3) indiference ,disposal
4) aberration, reinforcement
5) fortune, cooperation
Answer – 3)
Explanation: indiference ,disposal
disposal – the action or process of getting rid of something.
- Scientists have found that a snake_____________can provide a safer alternative to drugs like aspirin that help_____________blood clots in heart disease patients.
1) insecurity, obedience
2) dissemblance, compensation
4) venom ,prevent
5) advantage, abetment
Answer – 4)
Explanation: venom ,prevent
venom – a poisonous substance secreted by animals such as snakes, spiders, and scorpions and typically injected into prey or aggressors by biting or stinging.